Work For Us
Jump Up For Kids is looking for enthusiastic, energetic, child champions who love being outdoors.
Do you have an interest in supporting the healthy development of children?
Do you love working outdoors?
Are you an Occupational Therapist or Allied Health Assistant?
Would you like to work in Brisbane, Queensland?
The ideal Jump Up For Kids team member
The Jump Up For Kids team is made up of Occupational Therapists and Allied Health Assistants who are passionate about supporting the healthy development of children.
Our team loves working outdoors, harnessing the therapeutic power of nature and embarking on exciting and engaging outdoor adventures.
Our team is known for our exceptional communication and problem solving skills that support innovative approaches to complex clinical presentations.
Is this a team you’d like to be part of? Keep reading…
Jump Up for Kids is a specialised child development service that supports the healthy development of children in our busy and complex world.
Jump Up For Kids clinic consists of over 7000m2 of wild spaces, including river access.
We are Brisbane's only solely outdoor Occupational Therapy practice and uphold the belief that a connection to nature is a necessity not a luxury. As such, we embrace the outdoors, particularly natural spaces, as a powerful and effective therapeutic tool.
By combining natural spaces with Occupational Therapy knowledge we aim to counteract aspects of the modern world that hinder the healthy development of children.
Jump Up For Kids provides a range of services including:
Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention for children (0-14y) & their families
Parent information sessions and support networks
Professional Development Services in the health, education, childcare and community development sectors
School holiday outdoor play programs for all children
OSHC excursions - outdoor play days
Consultancy and advocacy in the health, education, childcare and community development sectors
Jump Up For Kids strives to maintain the outstanding levels of service for our clients and to place itself at the forefront of Child Development within the Health, Education, Childcare and Community Development industries.
About Our Occupational Therapy Roles
Working as part of the clinical team, this role is designed to provide clinical support to children (0-14years) and their families. There is a requirement to work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure optimal outcomes for clients of the service.
As a Jump Up For Kids Occupational Therapist, you will:.
provide community based Occupational Therapy services to children and their families
work collaboratively with all stakeholders
actively participate in Jump Up For Kids team environment
be passionate about facilitating healthy development opportunities for children
understand and embrace the benefits of being outdoors and nature/adventure based therapy.
About Our Allied Health Assistant Roles
Working as part of both the clinical and admin teams, this role is designed to provide assistance and support to the Occupational Therapy team in the delivery of allied health services to children and families who work with Jump Up For Kids. Assistance and support is provided under the full supervision of an allied health professional.
These roles are ideal for people who have experience in the childcare/OSHC sector and/or are studying an allied health degree or Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.